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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated on February 3, 2009

See Also:  December 2008 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

All attachments are in PDF format.

 

Commission Meeting Agenda

December 11-12, 2008

 

All times are approximate and are provided for convenience only except time specific items identified herein (i.e. Public Hearing). The order of business within each day may be changed without notice. All items may be re-ordered to be heard on any day of the noticed meeting. Persons wishing to address the Commission on Teacher Credentialing on a subject to be considered at this meeting are asked to complete a Request Card and give it to the Recording Secretary prior to the discussion of the item. 

Reasonable Accommodation: Any person with a disability requiring disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, may make a request by contacting Rhonda Brown at (916) 322-6253 or sending a written request to that person at 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least five working days in advance of the meeting. 

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

General Session

9:00 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

  

Convene General Session
Commission Vice Chair P. David Pearson will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
1A: Approval of the November 2008 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the November 2008 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1B: Approval of the December 2008 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the December 2008 meeting of the Commission.  

Action

1C: Approval of the December 2008 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the December 2008 Consent Calendar.

Information

1D: Chair's Report 

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report 

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports 

Information
1G: Liaison Reports 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Lillian Perry, Acting Committee Chair

Action
2A: Approval of Agreement Awards Over $150,000 for Fiscal Year 2008-09
Section 610 of the Commission Policy Manual (Contract Authority) requires that agreements or contracts of $150,000 or more be approved by the Commission.  This item presents an agreement that requires approval.

Professional Services Committee

Leslie Littman, Acting Committee Chair

Action
3A: Program Approval
This agenda item presents five single subject matter programs for approval. 

Action
3B: Adoption of Program Standards for the Education Specialist Teaching Credential
This agenda item presents the proposed standards for the Education Specialist Teaching Credential for Commission adoption.  These include Communication Development, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Early Childhood Special Education, Mild/Moderate, Moderate/Severe, Physical and Health Impairment and Visually Impaired. 

Action
3C: Report on the Paraprofessional Program
The Commission is required to submit an annual report on the California School Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program to the Legislature. This agenda item provides the draft report for the Commission's review and approval. 

Action
3D: Study of the Effectiveness of the Expansion of the Education Specialist District Intern Program to Include All Disabilities
This agenda item presents the report to the Legislature on the effectiveness of the pilot project to allow the expansion of the District Intern Education Specialist Program to include all areas of disability, as required by Education Code Section 44329.5 (Chap. 304, Stats. 2006). 


Information
3E: Presentation of the Draft Revised SB 2042 Multiple and Single Subject Preliminary Program Standards
This agenda item presents the proposed revisions to the SB 2042 Multiple and Single Subject Preliminary Program Standards. If directed by the Commission, stakeholder feedback will be then gathered, and if necessary, standards revised as appropriate. The draft standards will return to the Commission at a future meeting for consideration and adoption. 

Information
3F: Discussion of Elementary Subject Matter Programs
This agenda item continues the discussion begun in 2007 on the SB 2042 reform and the work that is still to be completed. In particular, this item provides information on the current status of Elementary Subject Matter Programs in light of the No Child Left Behind requirement that all Multiple Subject candidates pass the CSET: Multiple Subjects examination, and includes information gathered from institutions currently approved to offer an ESM program. 

Information
3G: The Mathematics Specialist Credential: Discussion of Current Authorization, Adopted Standards, and Possible Future Uses of this Authorization
This agenda item presents information on the current Mathematics Specialist Credential authorization and related program standards. In addition, the item addresses a process for reviewing the current Mathematics Specialist authorization and standards, and for making recommendations concerning options for future uses of this credential. 

General Session

1:00 p.m.

Reconvene General Session
Commission Chair P. David Pearson will reconvene General Session. 

Natomas Charter School Vocal Ensemble Performance

Closed Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code Section 11126 as well as California Education Code Sections 44245 and 44248.  The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, December 12, 2008

General Session

9:00 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Commission Chair P. David Pearson will reconvene General Session. 

Items agendized for the first day of the meeting, but not discussed, may be taken up today.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Caleb Cheung, Committee Chair

Information
4A: Proposed Amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations §80027 Pertaining to General Education Limited Assignment Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Permits
This agenda item presents proposed amendments and additions pertaining to General Education Limited Assignment Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Permits. 

Information
4B: Credential Application Workload Report FY 2007-2008
This agenda item is a status report on the credential processing and related information services workload of the Certification, Assignment and Waivers Division. 

Professional Practices Committee

Loretta Whitson, Committee Chair

Action
5A: Committee of Credentials: Expiration of Terms and Declaration of Vacancy
This agenda item presents information on the availability of incumbents for re-appointment to the Committee of Credentials. The Commission will determine whether positions shall be declared vacant or the incumbent(s) reappointed. 

Information
5B: Division of Professional Practices Discipline Workload Report FY 2007-2008
This agenda item is a status report on the discipline workload of the Division of Professional Practices for FY 2007-2008. 

Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Legislative Concepts for Commission Consideration
This agenda item presents legislative concepts for the 2009 legislative year for Commission consideration.

 

Reconvene General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

Information
1H: Report of Closed Session Items

Information
1I: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations

Information
1J: Nominations and Elections for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2009

Adjournment

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